Ashake



(usually used predicatively):
The very hills were ashake with the violence of the storm.
Historical Examples

He seemed to be in the last extremity of fright, with a face the color of clay and his limbs all ashake as one who hath an ague.
The White Company Arthur Conan Doyle

Blacky was all ashake again, but this time it wasn’t with fear of being caught away from home in the dark; it was with excitement.
Blacky the Crow Thornton W. Burgess

Nance, all ashake with disgust, stooped suddenly and picked up a lump of rock.
A Maid of the Silver Sea John Oxenham

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